Gifted Music School's staff and leadership team are laser-focused on the school's mission, vision, and values.




Senior Leadership

Heather Moore, Executive Director
Dr. April Clayton, Artistic Director
Justin Morgan, Dean


Program Administration

Shenae Anderson, Interim Conservatory Director
Rachel H. Taft, GRIT Program Director
Katherine Baird, Suzuki Program Coordinator
Kristina Turner, Suzuki Program Coordinator



Jennifer Way Zemp, Board Member | Development Chair
Juniper Taylor, Executive Assistant to the Development Chair


Creative Department

Adam Wester, Creative Director
Daniel Brown, Graphic Designer
Elijah Rizzuto Smith, Social Media Producer


Student Services Staff

Susan Andersen, Student Services Manager
Joey Calkins
Noel Jacobsen
Anna Josephine Maxwell
Joanne Rowland


Office Staff

Matthew Gardner, IT Technician
Angela Roundy, Payroll Administrator


Artistic Staff

Katherine Baird, Preparatory Chamber Music Coordinator
Josh Whisenant, Piano Ensemble Assistant